- 1An indication or hint: the first intimations of trouble no one gave any intimation that there had been any problemsMore example sentences
announcement, statement, communication, notification, notice, report, reporting, publishing, broadcasting, proclamation; disclosure, revelation, divulging• archaic annunciationhint, indication, sign, signal, inkling, suspicion, impression; reference to, allusion to, pointer to, clue to, overtone of, undertone of, whisper of
- Every gardener longs for the first intimation of spring.
- Quick to fear the worst, she was horrified by his intimation.
- Her mouth was set in the vague intimation of a smile.
- 1.1 [mass noun] The action of making something known, especially in an indirect way: it took ten years from the intimation of a claim to the assessment of damagesMore example sentences
- Some of the personnel in the private hospitals said intimation regarding the meeting came at the last moment.
- Many aspirants submitted their applications along with the re-checking fee but no result or intimation is being provided to the aspirants till date.
- It is regrettable that it has taken almost ten years from the intimation of a claim to the assessment of damages.